Definition of Genus Acipenser
1. Noun. Type genus of the Acipenseridae: sturgeons.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Acipenseridae, Family Acipenseridae
Member holonyms: Acipenser Transmontanus, Pacific Sturgeon, Sacramento Sturgeon, White Sturgeon, Acipenser Huso, Beluga, Hausen, White Sturgeon
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Acipenser
Literary usage of Genus Acipenser
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"190.—Lake Sturgeon, Acipenser rubicundus Le Sueur. Ecorse, Mich. In the genus Acipenser the snout is sharp and conical, and the shark-like spiracle is ..."